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Definition of "static" []

  • Having no motion; being at rest; quiescent. (adjective)
  • Fixed; stationary. (adjective)
  • Physics Of or relating to bodies at rest or forces that balance each other. (adjective)
  • Electricity Of, relating to, or producing stationary charges; electrostatic. (adjective)
  • Of, relating to, or produced by random radio noise. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "static" in a sentence
  • "Rather than explicitly declaring each non-static local variable, it seems easier to use explicit static declarations and __static for the dynamic static variables. dynamic_text method described above, we can store more useful information in the arg's text - for instance, [advise myadvice before func]."
  • "The term "static" is connected to the fact that researchers had to feed information to Watson, teach it how to play the Jeopardy! game and tweak the programming when they spotted flaws in Watson's game play."
  • "FOSTER: It can be, because what you often get with DSL is what they call a static IP address, which allows people to locate your computer in the same place on the Internet all the time."